Azathioprine (Intravenous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Azathioprine injection is used to prevent rejection of a transplanted kidney. It belongs to the group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. Azathioprine will lower the body's natural immunity in patients who receive transplants to prevent rejection of the new kidney. It is also used to relieve joint pain and swelling for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
This medicine will be administered by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.